How to Enable and Disable Airplane Mode on Apple iPhone SE 2021

This post will show you how to enable and disable Airplane Mode on the new Apple iPhone SE 2020 smartphone. Read on for more detailed instructions.

When enabled, Airplane Mode turns off the wireless features on your device, allowing you to comply with airline regulations.

In iOS devices, enabling Airplane Mode will turn off all radios and wireless features except for Bluetooth. Calling, texting and other iOS features requiring cellular networks are likewise disabled when the device is in Airplane Mode. Wi-Fi internet connection is also shut off.

Enabling Airplane Mode is a great way to save and extend battery, especially when using your device in an area with poor network service. To reactivate these features, simply toggle to turn off Airplane Mode on device again.

In case you need help on how to access and manage this feature on your new iPhone SE, just refer to this straightforward walkthrough.

Easy Steps to Enable and Disable Airplane Mode on Apple iPhone SE 2020

Time Needed : 5 minutes

The following screens and menu items are based on the actual user interface of the new iPhone SE 2020 handset as well as other iPhones running on the same platform or iOS version. Screenshots are likewise provided as visual representations for every step.

  1. To get started, access the Control Center by swiping up from the bottom of the Home screen.

    On the Control Center, you will see different controls and shortcut icons to the key features of your phone.

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  2. Locate the Airplane Mode icon and then tap on it to turn the feature on.

    The Airplane Mode icon is represented by an Airplane figure grouped with the Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Cellular controls.

    A white airplane figure will appear on top of the Control Center.
    That's an indication that Airplane Mode is already enabled.
    In addition, the Wi-Fi icon is also disabled.

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  3. To turn the feature back off, just tap the airplane mode again.

    The Airplane figure disappears and then Wi-Fi control is enabled back.

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  4. Another way to access the Airplane Mode feature is through the settings menu of your iPhone.
    Just go to the Home screen and then tap the Settings icon.

    Doing so will launch the settings menu highlighting the phone's basic and advanced features to manage.

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  5. To enable Airplane mode, just tap to turn on the switch next to its name.

    The switch turns green when the feature is turned on.

    The Airplane figure will also show up on the status bar at the top-leftmost corner of the display.

    Wi-Fi connections are likewise turned off.

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  6. To disable Airplane Mode, tap the switch next to it again.

    The Airplane mode switch turns back to gray and the airplane figure disappears from the status bar.

    Your device will also reconnect to the Wi-Fi network and get back online.

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  • iOS 13.6
  • iPhone SE 2020

Performing the Airplane Mode trick can also be deemed a potential solution to network-related issues on your iPhone.

It works by simultaneously turning off the device’s wireless radios then refreshes them at once. For some reason, performing the Airplane mode trick clears out minor flaws causing wireless features to suddenly fail.

Many iPhone users have actually found this trick helpful when dealing with cellular network errors such as no service or network unavailable.

To view more comprehensive tutorials and troubleshooting videos on different mobile devices, feel free to visit The Droid Guy channel on YouTube anytime.

Hope this helps!